For Immediate Release: July 13, 2018
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Ofirah Yheskel, | Secretariat of the Commonwealth, Caroline Corl,

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.

Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board Appointments

Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice and Prevention

  • Victoria Baldwin of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, BS in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Class of 2019
  • Nancy Campos* of Richmond, Evaluation Specialist, United Methodist Family Services
  • Alana Corn of Springfield, Student, Master of Social Work Program, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • The Honorable Mary E. Langer of Richmond, Judge, Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
  • Lauren Waller of Richmond, Assistant, Business & Jurisprudence Section of the Division of Legislative Services
  • Rick White of Chesapeake, Warden, Indian Creek Correctional Center; Designee, Virginia Department of Corrections

Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Board

  • Rebecca C. Graser of Warsaw, Coordinator for Peer Recovery Services, Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board
  • The Honorable Djuna Osborne of Roanoke,  Member, Roanoke City Council;  Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Osborne Counseling/Braley & Thompson, LLC

Board of Dentistry

  • Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD, IADFE of Richmond, President, CEO, Mobile Imaging Solutions, LLC; President, CEO, Retainer Maker, LLC; VCU, School of Dentistry; Adjunct Faculty Associate Professor, Department of General Dentistry

Board of Housing and Community Development

  • Azfar Sonny Abbasi of Vienna, General Counsel, Lenderworks
  • Dr. Mimi Milner Elrod of Lexington, Mayor of Lexington, 2008 – 2016
  • Andrew M. Friedman of Virginia Beach, Director, Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation
  • Richard Gregory of Henrico, Chairman, Lynx Ventures

Board of Visitors for the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind

  • Judy Sorrell, MEd* of Staunton, Director of Community Development, Commonwealth Autism and Educational Consultant
  • Nia Taylor of Virginia Beach, parent of child attending Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind

Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission

  • Paul E. Bibbins, Jr., PhD* of Northampton County, Retired
  • Keith Colonna of Onancock, Retired President of Bayshore Concrete Products, Corp.
  • Rev. Gregory Lee Duncan Sr. of Mappsville
  • John F. Malbon* of Virginia Beach, Retired Chairman & CEO, PAPCO, Inc.
  • Jeffrey K. Walker* of Northampton County,  Retired U.S. Navy pilot, and airline pilot

Real Estate Board

  • Candice Bower of Purcellville, Executive Vice President & Managing Broker, McEnearney Associates, Inc.
  • Ibrahim A. Moiz* of Loudoun County, Partner, NOVA Business Law Group LLP
  • Mayra Pineda of Fairfax, Owner/Realtor, Mayra’s International Realty Group with Samson Properties

Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads

  • Douglas W. Fuller* of Chesapeake
  • Gaylene Kanoyton* of Hampton, President, Celebrate Healthcare LLC
  • Brad Hunter* of Portsmouth, Vice President, Commercial Lending, TowneBank

Virginia Fire Services Board

  • H. Lee Day III,* of Bedford County, Retired Deputy Director, Amherst County Public Safety
  • Keith H. Johnson of Loudoun County, System Fire Chief, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
  • James “Jimmy” Poindexter* of Vinton, Battalion Chief, Salem Fire and EMS Department

Virginia Latino Advisory Board

  • Edgar Aranda-Yanoc of Arlington, Senior Lead Organizer with the Legal Aid Justice Center and Executive Director of the Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO)
  • Cecilia E. Barbosa* of Henrico County, Principal, cBe consulting
  • Damien Cabezas of Lynchburg, Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Behavioral Health
  • Dania Matos of Woodbridge, Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, College of William & Mary
  • Aida Lupe Pacheco* of Mechanicsville, Special Projects Coordinator, Virginia Community College System, Workforce Development Services
  • Gloria Peña Rockhold* of Charlottesville City, Community Partnerships and Inclusion Coordinator, Albemarle County Public Schools
  • Carmen Romero of Arlington County, Vice-President, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing
  • Mercedes Santos-Bell* of Chesapeake, Mental Health Professional and Business Owner
  • Ana K. Solorio* of Richmond, Growth Process Leader, DuPont

*denotes reappointment

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